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Monday, May 21, 2012

Do You Know About Gazelle?

My iPhone 3GS kicked the bucket you guys! I tried to resuscitate it, but to no avail. HaHa I just KNEW it would last until Apple could come out with an iPhone 5. LOL I wanted a 5! But my 3GS after 3 years of dedicated service to me thought otherwise. So I laid it to rest next to my 3G (yep i can't believe I held onto my first iPhone).

So what was this girl to do?

Well, I was on Twitter and this company Gazelle pops up in the newsfeed stating they will BUY your iPhone (and OTHER ELECTRONICS). What!?! I can get cash for my electronics? Tell me MORE! Let me let you in on the process.

Step 1: GO to the Gazelle website. Input what electronics you want to get rid of (iPhone, iPad, Blackberry etc.) and what condition they're in (broken, good or flawless). They'll give you an estimate of what they'll pay you! Hmmm, my new iPhone 4S is worth $340...Hmm phone or money?...$340 sounds good right now! HaHaHa Just messing with y'all! HaHaHa The offer Gazelle gives you is good for 30 days!

Step 2: Set your iPhone back to factory standards (which will erase everything) or have your cell phone provider do it.

Step 3: Ship the package of electronics yourself OR Gazelle can send you a USPS Priority Box and Packing Slip (which I did). Put all your stuff in the box and drop off at your local post office. Postage is already PAID. I love you Gazelle!

Step 4: You can check into your Gazelle account or they will send you emails updating you through the process. They will tell you when they received your package, when your electronics were inspected, how much you will be paid, and when you will be paid. It took less than a week for me to complete the entire process and get paid. I received $145!!!

So, I used the extra cash to buy a new iPhone! 
Hello 4S! Do you guys like my new vintage lamp? 
A cute find on Etsy! Only $65 bucks! It has Paris stamped on the edges! HaHa

Stay tuned for tomorrow's blog post! 
I had to pick a cell phone cover! 
Can't wait for you to see what I got!
Have a Great Monday!


  1. thanks for this post, i want to sale my iPhone 4 to get the new samsung galaxy note ;-D

  2. Shame your phone died, but pretty awesome to get cash for your old ones :D

    that is a really cute lamp too :)

  3. Um, what? Why didn't I know about this before? I have random old phones laying all over the place! You can believe I'll be remembering this for the future! Very cute lamp too :)

  4. Congratulations on your new iPhone, darling. :)

  5. Rest in peace to your olx phone and hello a new 4Gand and cash. This is such an awesome site Kim. Thank you for sharing. I have to keep it in mind. Lovely vintage lamp shade too.

  6. sheesh i need a new phone!! lol.. thanks for reminding me! :) can't wait to see what awesome cover you get kim! :)

  7. sheesh i need a new phone!! lol.. thanks for reminding me! :) can't wait to see what awesome cover you get kim! :)

  8. That is pretty cool that you got so much cash for your iphone! I still have yet to get an iphone, but I am definitely getting one next time I'm due for an upgrade :)

    Enter my giveaway!

  9. What a good thing to know, Kim! Thanks so much for the info! I just got a new 4S but I now know what I can do with it if it deserts me! lol
    Hope you had a great weekend!

    Sandy M ~ Ooh La Frou Frou

  10. I totally need this! I have the iphone 3g too and it's a mess. It's so slow and ancient. My contract with Tmobile is up in August, so I'll probably be buying my new on then!

  11. Never heard of Gazelle..will have to remember that whenever I need to get rid of stuff! Thanks for the tip!

  12. OMGGG Kim, not only am I so pleased to see you're still blogging but this post is rather ironic in my current situation!

    Hope you're well girl, I know it's been a while but Silver Linings is back now and I'd reaaally appreciate your opinion on the new design :) My first post is actually about having my iPhone taken haha!

    Much love

  13. Oooh Kim! thanks for sharing your experience with Gazelle. I never even heard about them until now! I'll definitely be using them once my iphone stops working ;)

    ♥ laura
    the blog of worldly delights
    the shop of worldly delights

  14. WOW!! Thanks for sharing Gazelle! I haven't heard about it!! That's so awesome bc I didn't know what to do with my old one, and now I can make money$$$!!!!

    xo, sam

  15. Brilliant! I must look into this place! That is amazing! I also love the vintage lamp. xx

  16. Great,thanks for your post,see you again.

  17. Kim,

    I have missed you sooooooo much!!

    $145 Thats awesome thanks for sharing this. I def have some electronics I need to get rid of.

    Love your vintage lamp of course it's amazing like you!!

    Big hugs

  18. Awesome phone, am glad you got one that you like!! Looks fab!! :)

  19. I actually used Gazelle to sell my Droid Incredible when I upgraded to an iPhone. It was super easy to use, LOVE your cellphone cover by the way. It couldn't get any cuter :)


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